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Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History (MP3 CD)

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Description


A stunning historical account of the battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West-in the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.

About the Author


S.C. Gwynne is the author of the "New York Times "bestsellers "Rebel Yell" and "Empire of the Summer Moon", which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He spent most of his career as a journalist, including stints with "Time "as bureau chief, national correspondent, and senior editor, and with "Texas Monthly "as executive editor. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and daughter.

DAVID DRUMMOND received an "AudioFile" Earphones award for his very first audiobook narration effort. Since then, he has recorded nearly fifty audiobooks for many different publishers and in many different genres. He lives with his family in Seattle.

Praise For…


"Gwynne doesn't merely retell the story of Parker's life. He pulls his readers through an American frontier roiling with extreme violence, political intrigue, bravery, anguish, corruption, love, knives, rifles and arrows." ---The New York Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9781400166558
ISBN-10: 1400166551
Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Publication Date: May 25th, 2010
Language: English